Deutsche Post AG 2006 Annual General Meeting: Board of Management and Supervisory Board actions approved by large majority05/10/2006, 01:00 PM CEST
Cologne/Bonn, May 10, 2006: At Deutsche Post AG's Annual General Meeting in Cologne around 4,000 shareholders approved the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board by a large majority. Shareholders representing around 99.98 percent of the company's equity capital resolved, amongst other issues, to pay a dividend of 70 euro cents per share, which is 40 percent higher than last year. The dividend is tax-free for shareholders resident in Germany.
The Board of Management was authorized to buy back own shares totaling as much as 10 percent of the existing share capital.
The actions of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board for fiscal year 2005 were approved by large majorities of 99.97 percent and 99.97 percent respectively.
The Annual General Meeting elected or re-elected seven members of the Supervisory Board on an individual basis. The results of the elections were as follows:
Mr. Willem G. van Agtmael, Stuttgart - elected with 99.80 percent of the votes
Mr. Hero Brahms, Wiesbaden - elected with 99.79 percent of the votes
Mr. Werner Gatzer, Teltow - elected with 99.74 percent of the votes
Mr. Hubertus von Grünberg, Hanover - elected with 99.03 percent of the votes
Mr. Harry Roels, Essen - elected with 99.78 percent of the votes
Mr. Elmar Toime, London - elected with 99.79 percent of the votes
Mr. Ralf Krüger, Kronberg - elected with 98.97 percent of the votes